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John Alexander BROCK

Regimental number83
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolFaraday St, Carlton and King St State School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address148 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Brock,148 Rathdown Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Colour Sergeant in the 5th Victorian Scottish Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Victoria.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 September 1915
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 44), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BROCK, 146 Stanley Street, West, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2584 Pte Peter Dow BROCK, 21st Bn, killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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